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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 Sep 2022

Fresh Ideas Management is a dynamic food service management company that believes good food is a powerful thing. Food brings people together and food creates memories.

Fresh Ideas encourages creativity by creating fun working environments for our teams! Our diverse teams enjoy a workplace where creativity, openness and innovation flow free and new, Fresh Ideas are encouraged. Our team-members are excited about creating delicious, unique and engaging dining experiences for our guests.

Fresh Ideas offers a full benefits package, flexible schedules that respect one of our core values, work life balance, and ongoing training and development opportunities. This, along with our rapid growth, means accelerated promotion opportunities for every motivated Fresh Ideas team member!

Job Summary

Working as a District Chef, you are responsible for overseeing all culinary functions for multiple corporate dining accounts. You will support a team of associates and oversee all safety and sanitation as it pertains to the accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

Supports multiple corporate dining accounts
Teaches, trains and mentors chefs
Responsible for driving innovation in all accounts
Helps chefs manage cost controls and control expenditures for the account
Teaches Chefs how to plan and create all menus
Shows chefs in the region how to purchases and manage inventory
Will bring up the skill level of chefs in the region
Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with Company marketing and culinary team
Develops and communicates strategies for improving customer experience
Provides training programs to assure consistent, high quality food

Preferred Qualifications:

Culinary degree preferred
A minimum of five years of culinary management experience is required
At least two years of multi-site culinary management experience is required
High volume production and catering experience is essential
Previous experience managing cost controls
Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice company

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

Associates at Fresh Ideas are offered many fantastic benefits.

Life Insurance/ AD
Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Discount Marketplace
Identity Theft Protection
Pet Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
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  • Job Reference: 718924768-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Compass Group USA
  • Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent